Union Minister Unveils Mormugao Port Development Plans (India)
The details of the projects proposed to be undertaken under Public-Private Partnership model by Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) are as under:
– Development of 7.2 MMTPA Iron ore export Bulk Handling Terminal West of breakwater at Mormugao Port on DBFOT basis with an estimated cost of Rs.721 crores.
– Development of Mechanised Coal Handling Terminal and covered Storage Facility at Berth No. 11 with an estimated cost of Rs.204 crores and capacity addition of 2 MMTPA.
During the last three years (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12), no machinery or equipment was imported by the MPT.
The above information was given by the Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan in the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question.
Dredging Today Staff, August 14, 2012; Image: mptgoa